Cole Cortlandt Fowler

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Admiral Cole Cortlandt Fowler, C.B., R.N., Retired (12 April, 1866 – 9 February, 1934) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Lieutenant on 1 January, 1890.[1]

Commander on 31 December, 1901.[2]

Fowler was promoted to Captain on 30 June, 1907.[3]

On 17 February 1909, Fowler was appointed in command of the second class protected cruiser Furious.[4]

He was appointed to command the armoured cruiser Roxburgh on 15 September 1911 for operations with the Third Cruiser Squadron.[5]

He was appointed to command the battleship Collingwood on 20 March, 1917.[6]

Post-War

He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 1 January, 1919.[7] On 23 April he was appointed Rear-Admiral Commanding the Portsmouth Reserve.[8]

He was gazzetted an Ordinary Member of the Third Class, or Companion, of the Military Division of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (C.B.) on 2 January, 1922.[9]

Fowler was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral on the Retired List on 31 July, 1924,[10] and advanced to Admiral on the Retired List on 22 February, 1928.[11]

Bibliography

  • "Admiral C. C. Fowler" (Obituaries). The Times. Monday, 25 May, 1936. Issue 47383, col B, p. 16.

Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Cecil E. E. Carey
Captain of H.M.S. Defiance
16 Jan, 1905[12][13] – 13 Aug, 1907[14]
Succeeded by
Frederick L. Field
Preceded by
Harry Jones
Captain of H.M.S. Furious
17 Feb, 1909[15][16] – 4 Apr, 1911[17]
Succeeded by
Herbert W. Richmond
Preceded by
Ernest Stevenson
Captain of H.M.S. Jupiter
13 Jun, 1911[18] – 1911
Succeeded by
Charles B. Miller
Preceded by
Edward C. Villiers
Captain of H.M.S. Roxburgh
15 Sep, 1911[19] – after Jun, 1913
Succeeded by
Philip W. Dumas
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Mauretania
1 Aug, 1914[20] – 15 Aug, 1914[21]
Succeeded by
Arthur H. Rostron
Preceded by
Morgan Singer
Captain of H.M.S. Excellent
19 Aug, 1914[22]
Succeeded by
H. Ralph Crooke
Preceded by
Wilmot S. Nicholson
Captain of H.M.S. Collingwood
20 Mar, 1917[23][24] – 20 Dec, 1918[25]
Succeeded by
Frederick A. Powlett
Preceded by
Edward F. Bruen
Rear-Admiral Commanding, Portsmouth Reserve
23 Apr, 1919[26] – 23 Apr, 1920[27]
Succeeded by
Clement Greatorex

Footnotes

  1. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  2. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  3. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  4. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  5. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 368.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1917). p. 392n.
  7. The London Gazette: no. 31104. p. 199. 3 January, 1919.
  8. The Navy List. (August, 1919). p. 693.
  9. The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 32563. p. 10712. 31 December, 1921.
  10. The London Gazette: no. 32962. p. 5889. 5 August, 1924.
  11. The London Gazette: no. 33362. p. 1494. 2 March, 1928.
  12. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 299.
  13. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  14. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  15. The Navy List. (January, 1910). p. 319.
  16. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  17. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  18. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  19. The Navy List. (July, 1913). p. 368.
  20. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  21. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  22. The Navy List. (December, 1914). p. 314.
  23. The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 392n.
  24. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  25. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  26. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.
  27. Fowler Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 417.